NORTH ATTLEBORO – Frederick E. Quilitzsch, 70, of North Attleboro passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.
Born July 8, 1951 in Attleboro, he was a son of the late Frederick, Jr. and Ruth (McNally) Quilitzsch.
Fred was a lifelong resident of North Attleboro and a 1969 graduate of North Attleboro High School where he was a captain on the North football team.
He then received a BS in Sociology from the University of Connecticut.
After graduating from college, Fred worked briefly at McNally’s Package Store in North Attleboro and then worked 27 years at Leach & Garner, retiring as quality control inspection supervisor.
He loved North Attleboro Football and watching his nieces and nephew’s sports. He also loved watching college football on Saturdays in the fall. He was an avid reader, particularly World War II history and enjoyed time spent boating and skating on Whiting’s Pond.
His favorite saying was “Count your blessings”.
Fred is survived by his twin sister, Anne and husband Joe of North Attleboro; three nieces Jessica Skolski, Rebecca Clemente and husband Matthew and Sara Plante and husband Christopher; and six grand nieces and nephews: Tyler, Ryan, Brodie, Austin, Reid and Lucy.
A private graveside will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Lenore’s Pantry, 43 South Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760 or Richard’s Memorial Library at the same address.